The current pandemic is losing its breath, and we all look forward to going back to normal. Budapest, once the busiest cities in Eastern Europe, is also on track to return to its normal. In the meantime, you might want to learn a thing or two about Budapest apartments and the districts where they are located.
Here is a neighborhood guide where you can find and rent an apartment in Budapest.
Budapest has 23, clockwise numbered districts. When you look at them on the map, they look like widening circles, much like in Paris. Here is an overview of some of the best-suited districts and neighborhoods for expatriates in Budapest.
District V (inner city)
This is a thriving district where you can find countless bars, restaurants, exclusive shopping streets featuring shops from the world’s greatest brands, and so on. The Danube is just a short stroll away, and public transport is well organized in this part of the city.
All in all, it is a great place for fashionistas and those that want to rub shoulders with the rich and famous. As a result, the average apartment prices are on the higher end on the scale.
This is the ideal neighborhood for party-goers. If you plan to spend a lot of time partying and having fun in general, then know that District VII is loaded with night clubs, restaurants, and bars.
In terms of noise, you don’t have to worry much as you will be the one making it. By the time you get to bed, all the parties will be over, and you can have your beauty sleep.
If you are the sporty type that appreciates a good night’s sleep, District XIII might be the right fit for you. For the most part, it is a residential area featuring tall tower blocks. On the downside, there isn’t much to see but residential buildings and houses.
The further you are from the city center, the rent prices tend to be cheaper. However, there is the M3 metro line that can get you to the center in less than 15 minutes.
Margaret Island is in its proximity, which is great news if you are into jogging or running. It is a beautiful island park located between Pest and Buda that has a 5 km running track.
This district is very popular for families and people that appreciate the quite. The Buda Hills are very popular and are home to many expatriates that made a home for themselves in this part of the city.
This is by far the tidiest and cleanest district where there is a wealth of fantastic restaurants. If money is no issue and you are in pursuit of a relaxed environment, then this is where you want to look for an apartment. Head there and check out the area. You won’t need much convincing once you stroll around and check it out.